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Hotel Review: Desert Palm Per Aquum, Dubai

Desert Palm Per Aquum Dubai, UAE At this luxury low-rise hotel, the… [READ]

Lowdown: Dubai

There’s so much more to experience in Dubai than ultra-expensive hotels and… [READ]

Abu Dhabi

Shifting sands: Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi, capital of the UAE, is stepping out of the shadow of its sister Dubai, says Halima Ali [READ]

Golden Pagoda, Myanmar (Burma)

Travel Hotspots: The Next Big Thing

Ben Lerwill puts the spotlight on destinations set to be on the tourist radar in the year ahead [READ]

Burj Khalifa, from downtown Dubai.

Gulf Greats

From stunning sky-high buildings to exploring epic desert dunes, Ben Lerwill offers a rundown of the Arabian Gulf’s top experiences[READ]

Premier lagoon bathroom

Anantara Dubai The Palm Resort & Spa, Dubai

On the East Crescent of Dubai’s iconic Palm Jumeirah, this Anantara-branded resort… [READ]

Grand Canyon. Image: Getty

Wonders of the world

The list of the world’s wonders is continually growing and being reinterpreted but all are united by the awe they inspire in travelers, says Ben Lerwill[READ]

Beto Carrero World, Penha. Image: Beto Carrero World Penha

Beyond Orlando: Theme park destinations

Orlando may rule the roost when it comes to theme parks but several destinations are now giving it a run for its money, says Alex Coxon[READ]

The dunes outside Dubai. Image: Getty

City Break: Dubai

Dubai is as much a vision as a place. It’s an embodiment of a can-do attitude — one that has turned a small desert town into a global hub within the space of just 60 years.[READ]

Luxury shopping. Image: SuperStock

Retail Therapy

From picking up one-off souvenirs to no-holds-barred splashing out, the market for high-end shopping is stronger than ever, says Alex Coxon[READ]

Dubai Creek. Image: Corbis

Dubai: City Unlimited

From its glamorous nightlife to its ambitious architecture, Dubai lives for attention. Duncan Forgan recounts the first of many visits to the emirate[READ]

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